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Disorderly Brexit 'risks Scottish recession'

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 08:50
Economists predict the country's economy could dip by 5.5% - but also set out a possible path for growth.

Has Brexit fractured Irish-unionist relations?

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 06:11
Jayne McCormack assesses the impact of Brexit on relations between unionists and the Irish government.

House of Commons recess: How much time off do MPs get?

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 05:21
As MPs take a break from Westminster for Easter, we look at how much time they spend at work.

Council elections voter ID trial: What you need to know

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 00:07
Hundreds of people were turned away from polling stations in a 2018 trial for not having proof of ID.

Brexit: Coveney in pledge on European health insurance cards

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 18:58
The cards entitle EU citizens to state-provided medical treatment if they fall ill in EU countries.

Labour's Richard Burgon says he regrets Zionism remarks

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 17:29
Shadow justice secretary Richard Burgon had denied having said Zionism was the "enemy of peace".

Burgon's 'regret' at Zionism comments

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 17:23
Labour MP says he regrets saying Zionism is the "enemy of peace".

Is Notre-Dame fire a warning for UK Houses of Parliament?

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 16:40
MPs call for further action to repair the Palace of Westminster as fears grow for its future.

Labour pledges to scrap primary Sats if elected

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 16:30
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn says he would scrap national Sats tests in primary schools in England.

Amber Rudd: Leadership bid is ‘entirely possible’

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 14:50
The work and pensions secretary tells Emma Barnett on 5 Live that she "has kept the door slightly ajar".

Change UK party approved for European elections

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 13:59
The Independent Group is cleared to become a political party, but will need to find a new logo.

Brexit: Tusk says UK MEPs could sit for 'months or longer'

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 11:58
If UK politicians are elected to the European Parliament they must be treated equally, Donald Tusk says.

Unemployment across UK shows slight fall

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 11:46
Unemployment fell by 27,000 in the three months to February to 1.34 million.

Commons Speaker: Has race to succeed John Bercow begun?

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 11:28
One Labour contender promises not to belittle MPs but others say the next Speaker should be a woman.

From Farage to Batten: What happened to UKIP's class of 2014?

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 08:34
Since its European election triumph in 2014, UKIP has lost 20 of its 24 MEPs - where did they go?

Pelosi warning over post-Brexit trade deal

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 07:47
The US Speaker was speaking ahead of her trip to Ireland later on Tuesday.

Brexit: Environmental rules in Northern Ireland 'at risk'

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 06:59
Concerns have been raised over the absence of an assembly to legislate for replacements to EU oversight.

Conservative leadership: Javid and other contenders take to the stage

Mon, 04/15/2019 - 18:42
It's been going on for some time but the unofficial race to succeed Theresa May is now clearly under way.

Article 13: UK helps push through new EU copyright rules

Mon, 04/15/2019 - 14:20
The UK supports a final vote in favour of new online copyright rules, but some EU nations objected.

Theresa May 'not considering election' on walking break, says No 10

Mon, 04/15/2019 - 13:47
Theresa May is in Wales - but No 10 says there will be no repeat of 2017's post-holiday surprise.

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